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There are 2 ways to get from Edmonton to Yellowknife by plane or car

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Fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Yellowknife (YZF) YEG - YZF

$139 - $252

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Drive  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Yellowknife 936 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Yellowknife is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 19 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Yellowknife is to fly which costs $180 - $330 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Edmonton and Yellowknife is 991 km. The road distance is 1497.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Edmonton to Yellowknife, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edmonton Airport to Yellowknife Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 51 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Yellowknife is 1498 km. It takes approximately 19 h 29 min to drive from Edmonton to Yellowknife.

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Air Canada, WestJet, Canadian North and two other airlines offer flights from Edmonton Airport to Yellowknife Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Yellowknife. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 619.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Edmonton, AB, Canada and Yellowknife, NT, Canada?

Canadian North, First Air and three other airlines fly from Edmonton to Yellowknife 5 times a day.

Airlines
Canadian North
Website
canadiannorth.com
Flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $350
First Air
Website
firstair.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Northwestern Air
Website
nwal.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife via Fort Smith
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330

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